Tag Archives: safety

Tool Talk Safety – Ladder Safety

Safety Tip! Did you know?? 1 in 42 workplace deaths are caused by a fall from a ladder. Fall protection equipment is the only thing between you and the ground if you take a tumble. As required by Occupational Health … Continue reading

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Tool Talk Safety – Roofing

Your guide to DIY Roofing! It is highly recommended to hire a professional roofing company to do this for you, but in the event you decide to do this yourself these are some things to take into consideration. Also good … Continue reading

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Tool Talk Safety – Electric Tools

  There’s a tool for every job, as the saying goes, but if that tool is electrically powered, there’s a right way to use each tool, too. When workers are using electrical tools, make sure: 1. The tool is in … Continue reading

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Tool Talk Safety – Noise

Exposure to noise can cause permanent hearing loss. – It can be irreversible. Main Points ♦ The following equipment can be harmful to your hearing – compressors, con saws, breakers, generators etc. ♦ You do not have to be using … Continue reading

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Tool Talk Safety – Eye Protection

Main Points ♦ You must take reasonable care of your own safety and the safety of others. ♦ You have a legal obligation to use eye protection provided in accordance with the regulations, and you should never enter an area … Continue reading

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Tool Talk Safety – Manual Handling

Manual handlings activated are a significant of injuries in the construction sector. Main Points ♦ You must take reasonable care of your own safety and the safety of others ♦ The primary aim is to eliminate manual handling so far … Continue reading

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Aerial Equipment Safety

Whether it be a scissor lift, boom lift, telehandler, competent operators must know, not only how to operate the particular machine but also be aware of the hazards associated with it. They must be able to operate the machine in … Continue reading

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